Events and Programs

2015 SUMMER STROLL CALENDAR

Sundays at 10:30AM
June 21st through August 30th

SSPF Members $5  |  Non-members $8

Sunday, June 21, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll: The Good Life: North Broadway
Tour meets: Northwest Corner of North Broadway & Van Dam Street
Executive Director of SSPF, Samantha Bosshart, will lead a tour of
the grand Queen Annes along this famed corridor.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll:  Historic Congress Park
Tour meets: Front Steps of Canfield Casino, Congress Park
Join Charlie Kuenzel & Dave Patterson, owners of Saratoga Tours LLC,
for an entertaining and  educational stroll through historic Congress Park.

Sunday, July 5, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll: Down in the Valley: Exploring the Gut
Tour meets: Southeast Corner of Phila & Putnam Streets (Ben & Jerry’s)
Ellen Steinberger will tour “The Gut,” once home to many working class family businesses
and important contributions from Saratoga’s Jewish community.

Sunday, July 12, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll: Here Lies Saratoga’s Past: Greenridge Cemetery
Tour meets: Sackett Gates, Lincoln Avenue
Join leader Jan Klassovity at Greenridge Cemetery to learn about
the unusual crypts and history of some of Saratoga’s prominent citizens.

Sunday, July 19, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll: Wealth & Wellness: Franklin Square

Tour meets: NW Corner of Division Street & Broadway
Carrie Woerner, NYS Assemblywoman and former SSPF Executive Director,
will lead a tour through the architecturally rich historic Franklin Square area.

Sunday, July 26, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll: Historic Fifth & Madison Avenues
Tour meets: Northeast Corner of Nelson & Fifth Avenues
Learn about these grand residential streets lined with elegant Victorian and Craftsman houses.

Thursday, July 30, 2015
5:00 PM
Afternoon Stroll  
Pups for Preservation!

Tour meets: NW Corner of North Broadway
& 4th Street
$5 per person. Dogs walk free!
Enjoy an hour-long tour of historic North Broadway with your furry friend!
Dog treats & water will be provided along the route.

Sunday, August 2, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll: Saratoga’s Historic West Side
Tour meets: South Franklin Street
(Gideon Putnam Cemetery Entrance)
Join Susan Brooks in the restored historic West Side and learn about
the Irish and Italian immigrants who helped shaped its history.

Sunday, August 9, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll: The Good Life: North Broadway
Tour meets: Northwest Corner of North Broadway & Van Dam Street
Executive Director of SSPF, Samantha Bosshart, will lead a tour of
the grand Queen Annes along this famed corridor.

Sunday, August 16, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll: Saratoga & The Civil War at Greenridge
Tour meets: Civil War Monument inside Sackett Gates
Join Gloria May for a tour of Greenridge Cemetery commemorating
the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
1:00 PM
Afternoon Program
Grant and His Saratoga Connections
Grant Cottage, 28 Mt McGregor Rd, Gansevoort, NY 12831
Join Gloria May and Melissa Trombley-Prosch at Grant Cottage to learn more about  the
Saratoga people and places connected to Grant’s visits. This history is brought to life through pictures and stories,
presented by the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation in collaboration with the Friends of Grant Cottage.

Sunday, August 23, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll:  Queen Annes
Tour meets: SW Corner of Circular & Spring Streets
Linda Trela will tour the area formerly home to the Young Women’s Industrial Club of Saratoga,
which would later become Skidmore College.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
10:30 AM
Summer Stroll: Post Time!
Tour meets:
Southeast Corner of Nelson & Union Avenue
Georgia Horner explores the Saratoga Race Course area along Union Avenue featuring the Reading Rooms,
National Museum of Racing, Oklahoma Track, and Fasig-Tipton Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion.

Reservations are not required, but are suggested.
To pre-register contact Nicole Totaro, Membership & Programs Coordinator at:
(518) 587-5030
ntotaro@saratogapreservation.org